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Top names in music including Metallica and Rihanna joined leaders Saturday in a concert that brought promises of action to support refugees and improve sanitation in the developing world.Interspersing performances from some of the world's most sought-after artists with rapid speeches and videos, the fifth edition of the festival put a special focus on solidarity with refugees amid the mass exodus from war-ravaged Syria.Electronic duo Major Lazer kicked off the more than six-hour festival that also brought out leading pop singers Demi Lovato, Ellie Goulding and Rihanna – who noted to the crowd that she herself migrated from Barbados.Rapper Kendrick Lamar put on the festival's most extensive set, culminating in an energetic "Alright," his unofficial anthem of the Black Lives Matter movement.The Global Citizen Festival says that it has generated more than 7.7 million actions for its causes.On World Toilet Day on November 19, the Global Citizen Festival will hold its first edition in India with headliners including Coldplay and Jay Z.
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